The Martian Race by Gregory Benford

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From the Nebula Award-winning author of "Timescape" and "Foundation's Fear" comes a hard-science thriller about the race to Mars that will tie into NASA's upcoming landing on the planet.
 

About Gregory Benford

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GREGORY BENFORD is professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine, and lives in Irvine. Benford is a winner of the United Nations Medal for Literature, and the Nebula Award for his classic novel Timescape. LARRY NIVEN is the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. His Beowulf's Children, coauthored with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes, was a New York Times bestseller. He lives in Chatsworth, California.
 
Published October 22, 2008 by Aspect. 364 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A mission to Mars, from physicist-author Benford (Cosm, 1998, etc.), is both a race to reach the red planet and a living race of Martian biota.

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With so many Mars novels having been published in recent years, including award-winning fiction by Kim Stanley Robinson and others, it's hard to believe that even a talented writer like Benford (Cosm)

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With so many Mars novels having been published in recent years, including award-winning fiction by Kim Stanley Robinson and others, it's hard to believe that even a talented writer like Benford (Cosm) could pull off another successful retelling of humanity's first expedition to the Red Planet--bu...

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Gregory Benford Website ISFDB Bibliography SF Site Review: Worlds Vast and Various SF Site Review: Eater SF Site Review: Deep Time SF Site Review: Against Infinity SF Site Review: Artifact SF Site Review: Cosm SF Site Review: Foundation's Fear After a spate of tubby, turgid, tedious...

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The final scene is reminiscent of the ending of Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, as the stage appears set for a new chapter in the saga of humanity, but a Martian rather than Earthbound humanity.

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The Zone

Gregory Benford, a working physicist and a renowned, award-winning SF writer, tackles the popular theme of near-future manned Mars exploration in a recent, easily obtainable, nuts and bolts hard SF adventure, The Martian Race (expanding on a 1997 novella A Cold, Dry Cradle co-written with E...

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